LAUREL WELKEY, Accounting, manages the parent accounts and other income for the schools, including web payments and internet bookstores and uniform shops, and enrollment contracts. She also manages payroll and benefits.
MONICA CONSULIA JOLIVET is Principal and Special Education Director for the schools and holds a B.S. in Communicative Disorders from Texas Southern University. She has Texas Teacher Certification in the areas of Special Education, Generic Teaching, and Speech and Hearing Therapy. She is a licensed Speech and Language Pathologist with the state of Texas. She has been with Saint Nicholas and Medical Center Charter School since 2001.
CHRISTINE MEDOLLA GROENEWOLD is Director of Admissions for Medical Center Charter School and Administrator for SNS I. She has database and other computer and administrative training and experience. She has been with the schools since 1999 as registrar and PEIMS administrator, attending numerous workshops.
JUDITH GARCIA, Administrator for Saint Nicholas School, I, has been with Saint Nicholas since 2003. She is bilingual and has had computer training.
ALYS CHRISTINE DYKE, Assistant to the Headmistress, received a BA degree in 1980 in Music from the University of St. Thomas, Houston. Her work experience includes design, recruiting, management, advertising media, events, and publishing, in several artistic and management companies and associations. She came to Saint Nicholas in 1993. Her duties include special projects, recruiting, advertising, data storage, publishing, community partnerships, and scholarships.
GRACIELA GARCIA is Director of Montessori Teacher Training for the Infant and Orientation Departments for Saint Nicholas Schools. She studied psychology at the University of Houston and has Primary Certification, ages two to six, from the National Center for Montessori Education. She is certified to teach Developmental Gymnastics and she was named Outstanding Teacher for Saint Nicholas School for 1992. She came to Saint Nicholas School in 1989.
FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT
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FOREIGN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT
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MUMTAZ HUMAYUN ALI, Elementary Master Teacher, earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in Education from the University of Karachi, Pakistan, in 1998. Mrs. Ali also has a diploma in computer. She came to Saint Nicholas in 1999, and completed her North American Montessori Training Center Certification for ages three to six in 2002 and for six to nine in 2003. She is a social work volunteer. She is the Supervising Master Teacher for levels I and II for MCCS.
SUPARNA VASHISHT, Elementary Master Teacher, received a Bachelor of Science in Education from India in 1992, a Diploma in Child Psychology, and a Masters in Early Childhood Education. She completed her North American Montessori Training Center Certification for ages six to nine, and was named Outstanding Teacher for Saint Nicholas School in 2002. Mrs. Vashisht enjoys traveling, arts and crafts, and natural sciences, and teaches art. She is the Supervising Master Teacher for Levels III and IV for MCCS.
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SADAF TARIO SHAMS holds a MSC in Physiology and a MPA in Marketing from the University of Karachi, Pakistan. She has completed her Montessori Certification from the North American Montessori Training Centre, Canada. She has completed her Montessori oral exams at Saint Nicholas. She has received training in the Focus and Language Through Phonics, and University of Chicago School Mathematics Project programs. Other training has been received from the Neuhaus Education Center and special education consultants. She came to Saint Nicholas Schools in 2001.
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